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XLOAD Sensor for High Accuracy Rail Tank Car Contents

Economic Sector
Transportation
Environmental Benefits
Climate change
Status
Active
Consortium members
TransRail Innovation Inc.Amsted Rail CompanyInc.Secure Energy Services Inc.Trinity Rail Group LLC
Year Approved
2018
Year Announced
2018
SDTC Funding
$1,850,000
Leveraged Funding
$2,819,082
Total Project Value
$4,669,082

Lead organization:

TransRail Innovations Inc.

Description:

Transrail has developed an electronic sensor, XLOAD, capable of measuring the valume of a commodity inside a rail tank car. The XLOAD will eliminate the incumbent process, which is time consuming and highly toxic to workers, and provide efficiency savings for the industry. The demonstration will take place at a loading terminal in Alberta.

Location:

Alberta
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